Anisha Mathur, MD

Chief Medical Officer


Dr. Anisha Mathur serves as Equum’s Chief Medical Officer, overseeing a prestigious group of physicians specializing in critical care and other multi-specialty services. She continues to practice as an intensivist bedside and virtually and serves as a rural health virtual Infectious Disease Physician. Her leadership and vision play a pivotal role in advancing Equum’s healthcare initiatives and ensuring high-quality patient care. Dr. Mathur specializes in optimizing patient flow logistics through the strategic deployment of telemedicine programs in the emergency room directed at offloading patient burden on inpatient units or entire hospital systems. Her passion also lies in bringing sub-specialty care to critical access hospitals, facilitating personalized care locally, retaining hospital revenue, and strengthening community ties across diverse settings. While at Equum, she has spearheaded numerous implementations of tele-critical care and tele-multispecialty programs ((Tele-Infectious Diseases, Tele-Cardiology, Tele-Nephrology, and Tele-Pulmonology).


With over five years of teleICU expertise, Dr. Mathur's prior acute care experience includes working at a virtual eHealth Center for a large multi-hospital transfer center. Her responsibilities involved best practice compliance, focusing on physician response times, ventilator management, and bed capacity including during the Covid pandemic. Prior to her current role as CMO at Equum, she gained proficiency in coordinating patient transfers for acute care needs across innovative pathways, focusing on patient-specific outcomes.


Dr. Anisha Mathur is a distinguished triple board-certified physician in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Critical Care Medicine. She completed her fellowships at Georgetown University Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health, fostering a rich background in medical innovation and quality improvement. Dr. Mathur continues to refine her procedural skills and uphold evidence-based practices daily. She represents the Clinical Leadership Team at Equum Medical and is responsible for the training and mentoring of new physicians.


Raised in Southern Maryland, she is motivated to bring sub-specialty care to rural landscapes. Being a dual ID-CC trained provider has helped her recognize the physician deficit in underserved areas, motivating her to address this imbalance in her work at Equum. As a mother to twins, it is also important to her to set a positive example of making a big difference, in small ways, day to day in the world we all share.


Dr. Mathur believes that the landscape of modern medicine is evolving, and it is her personal goal to leverage technology and innovation to provide care to all.